**Windows XP is EOL it is past time to move on**. Windows XP is an operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, and media centers. It was first released in August 2001, and is currently one of the most popular versions of ...

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Administering IIS 6.0 on XP 64 bit from Windows 7

I have IIS 6.0 running on an XP professional 64 bit machine that I would like to administer from a Windows 7 machine. Is there an MMC Snap-In I can use for this? I've found solutions for Win 7 to ...
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troubleshooting a printer problem

I have a large Kyocera Printer/Scanner/Copier machine in a office with three PCs (all plugged into a lan via router. The three PCs all have individual printers (inkJets) hooked directly via printer ...
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Windows XP Map drive failed

Greetings, I have a Windows Web Server 2008 VPS and two client machines. One is a Windows 7 box and the other XP. I configured one folder as a share on the 2008 box and attempted to mount it on ...
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Can't share my folders in XP

I have an XP machine. I have shared folders in my system. When I am accessing my shared folders from other systems I can view the shared folders but when I am trying to access them, it's showing an ...
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No Office XP Updates since installed Compatibility Pack from WSUS

Hey folks, we got a bunch of boxes, running Windows XP and Office XP. Since we installed the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack, Office XP does not get updates anymore. Our WSUS provides Office 2007 ...
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xp vpn client dns issue

I have a problem with dns when connected to my work vpn. For ease of explanation I'll use the following in my outline of the problem: - name of my machine on work network is REMOTE_XP (original i ...
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Priority of an application

I asked a question about the priority in Windows XP here. I got one answer and it apparently does not work. The question is: is the priority shown in the Task-Manager always the real priority? Or can ...
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Not able to rejoin an XP Pro PC to a windows 2008 Domain Endpoint mapper error

I know many people claim to get this error and that this could be caused by the RPC services or some other registry port limits, however I have spend hours trying to resolve an issue that all started ...
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Client connectivity to MSSQL

I'm wondering if there is a policy that can be pushed that defaults a client to always dynamically determine the port for connectivity. I'm dealing with a custom C# application that connects to a ...
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Does MSDaRT restore domain information?

It's a Windows XP Box. If I run the system restore through MSDaRT, will the domain information will be restored? Say, if user left the domain, after the restore, user will be part of the domain ...
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Autoenrollment Feature Cannot Reach Active Directory

I'm getting the following error message a couple of computers: Automatic certificate enrollment for local system failed to contact the active directory (0x8007054b). The specified domain either does ...
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location for make available offline settings

Where in a winxp system are the settings for a folder that is set to be available offline? Ive located the specific settings for the 'My Documents' Folder, however i cant find anything about other ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 - Copying files to SMB share results in access denied

I've setup the server. Opendirectory LDAP is running. Created a group called ArchitectureOffice and i've got 4 accounts as members of that group. Created a folder on the Server HD under Shared Items, ...
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Unable to start MSMQ on Windows XP after reinstalling

I recently had a powercut and my machine ran scandisk on restart. After rebooting into Windows XP MSMQ service could not start. I have uninstalled then reinstalled the MSMQ Component through ...
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IIS Admin Service is disabled

I had installed IIS 5.1 in windows XP and it was working fine. But it stopped working. Then I installed it again. Now i can see it installed in my computer but I still can't go to http://localhost. ...
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Windows 2008 blocked TCP connection

I have a strange problem that I don't know how to diagnose: I have a small test application that tries to make a socket connection to an RTU on port 5001 (can't change this). The application works ...
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Routing in Windows XP with IP restriction

I have WinXP with two connections (e.g. A and B). What is the easiest way to make WinXP act as gateway to B for one and only one given computer (IP) from A?
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gpupdate causes infinite loop

I've got a patch file with the following content: gpupdate /force /boot /logoff When executing this file it causes an infinite loop, executing the line in the same cmd window again and again. This ...
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glassfish - Unknown error when trying port 4848

I'm installing glassfish 3.1 on Windows XP service pack 3. but in configuration step it gives this error: PERFORMING THE REQUIRED CONFIGURATIONS ______________________________________ CREATING ...
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DotNet 3.5 setup crashes on clean Windows XP SP2

Hi I am trying to install dotnet 3.5 on Windows XP SP2 (i tried even sp3) First I tried to setup dotnet as part of VS2008 setup. It crashed. Then i downloaded standalone dotnet setup. Where to ...
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Batch Script - Query Filenames From Server Printer

Client: Windows XP Print Server: Ubuntu via CUPS Is there a way to query the printer queue on the server from a client to retrieve the name of the file being printed? Code example would be ...
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Windows remote desktop session is periodically closed

I have met error periodically when connecting to a windows XP machine using remote desktop recently. When the error happens, I cannot even ping to that machine and have to wait for quite a while to be ...
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Cannot access application after installing ipv6 on xp

I have a tomcat webapplication running on 8080 which will fetch xml from another application at 4040, both running on a xp machine. Everything was working fine until I installed IPv6. Now I cannot ...
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LDAP/Samba authentication on Windows XP/Seven

I currently manage a few more than a hundred computers for students in a University. The current setup is roughly as follows: all these computers dual boot Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04. On Ubuntu, ...
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ARP request are sent even though windows has an entry in cache (ARP Table)

we have a product which runs on windows XP embedded SP1. We add a fake(does not exists) MAC address for a fake IP in ARP table. When there is a communication happening Windows sends packets to the ...
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How do I turn off roaming profiles in Snow Leopard Server?

Good Morning, We are running Snow Leopard Server with Windows XP clients, we have about 10-12 user who logon with the same username and password, these users are telling us that they are seeing ...
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Unlock Windows XP for Command Prompt (and other admin feature)

I have the admin access to a Win XP machine, I want to setup that as a public kiosk and so I go to group policy to disable all Command Prompt, Control panel etc. The problem is, even I have admin ...
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Windows 2003 Domain - No Screensaver Tab visible on XP Clients (GPO Issue)

i have the following problem with our Windows 2003 infrastructure: Environment: There are two AD controllers running Windows 2003 Enterprise and some memberservers. Our network consists of some ...
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Transport mode for ESP of IPsec and use AES?

What is the disadvantage and advantage of AES-128, AES-192, and AES-256? Does a long key mean good security?
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How do I install the IIS 6 WMI on Windows XP?

I want to use WMI on Windows XP to manage an IIS 6.0 server. I have installed the IIS 6.0 Manager but the WMI components still aren't available. I'm using the following line of PowerShell to test ...
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Deleted offline files do not get deleted from server after sync

We have a couple of laptops which use offline files to sync the user's 'my Documents' on the server to his offline files on the laptop. We've been seeing some differences between the online and ...
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Configure a guest account on Windows XP to restrict file browsing access

I want to create a protected user account on Windows XP so the user cannot browse the C:\Program Files\ folder. I want to install an application in C:\Program Files\, which they can run by clicking ...
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Cannot run Java from IE as Standard User

When installing Java 6 update 23 using my admin account i cannot seem to get Java applets to work on IE8 using my standard account. If i run the browser as an administrator Java applets will run in ...
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I have problem sharing files between ubuntu-server and Windows XP machine using SWAT

I installed SWAT with its wonderful GUI (with all of its 8 buttons)on my ubuntu-server machine the other day. I have a small network of 4 machines at home. In addition to my ubuntu-server, a windows ...
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windows 2003 does not answer WINS questions occassionally

A follow-up to XP Clients lose WINS registrations I have now run wireshark on an XP workstation as the problem occurs. A request for "foo" goes to the AD server which responds with "Requested name ...
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PC reboots when user logs in AFTER connecting with remote desktop

When a user connects to a PC on the domain via remote desktop, it will reboot when they then log in locally. They can log in repeatedly remotely with no issues. But as soon as he is back in front of ...
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Network drive and open with?

I have a problem on A windows xp sp3 in my active directory domain. I have this problem with only 1 pc. When I click on a network drive, the window " to open with " appears. Nevertheless I found ...
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Strange Network Card Issue (not showing in device manager)

A friend asked if I could have a look at one of their computers because they kept losing all network traffic (local and internet). Unfortunately I forgot to write the motherboard name, but it was an ...
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How to switch to gui-less vmware session in XP?

I have a scheduled task that runs a vmware session in the middle of the night (this in turn does a task from our legacy server). Last night, it did not complete. Is there a way to attach to the ...
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Script to copy file from server and install software

Here is what I want to do - I would like to install a software on every PC in my domain. I would like it fully automated. I am sure this can be done either using a batch file or a vbscript. Here is ...
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PPTP + Ubuntu + Windows XP: Cant ping Router

I have an ubuntu server with 2 network cards: eth0, with a samba server and eth1 bridged to a Virtual Box Machine running windows xp. When I connect to the network using VPN from another winxp ...
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Unable to download offline address book in outlook 2007

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2007.When I try to download the offline address book I am getting the following error message: 14:04:15 Microsoft Exchange offline address book 14:04:15 Not downloading ...
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Cannot print from XP on network print server 2K3 (hangs and crashes)

I have a Windows 2003 printer server up and running with 50 XP SP3 clients. One user (say user_a) cannot print : when trying to print a document (pdf, office, etc.) it hangs the software window and ...
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Hide Windows XP message 'cannot locate server copy of roaming profile'

Does anybody know of a way of hiding the annoying Windows XP message that appears when a laptop user with a roaming profile logs on without the network connected? The message displayed is Windows ...
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php 5.3.2 with apache 2.2

just installed php 5.3.2 with apache 2.2. I am not able to restart apache because apache is not able to load the php5 module. The dll file php5apache2_2.dll exists, the path is correct in the conf ...
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Roaming profile is not loaded when user's password expires and is changed

Our password policy makes users change pw every 30 days, when this happens they sometimes find they are logged on with a local profile and none of their settings. This generally only happens when the ...
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New computer WindowsXP on Server 2003 network will not connect to file server

When we try to connect to our file server with the new computer, it denies access. The computer is joined to the domain and I can see it on active directory. We need to connect to the file server for ...
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Windows update install hangs

I'm trying to deploy .Net 3.5 on an XP home SP2 machine for a customer. The install fails, with an error about WIC. Trying to install WIC on its own gave an error about not being able to verify the ...
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Windows roaming profile when creating a new user profile

When a particular user is having a lot of problems with Windows XP e.g. applications crashing, unresponsive applications (which used to work), and as a general troubleshooting practice for a domain ...
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Restrict RDS access for XP users

Please note, when I say "server", I don't mean the RDS client/server software on each persons computer, I mean a single central server which may be able to control which client computers can connect ...